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UArizona Health Sciences to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies
October 29, 2020

The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.


UArizona Prepares to Offer More In-Person Classes
October 6, 2020

On Oct. 12, the university hopes to resume in-person instruction for classes of 30 or fewer students that were designated in-person or flex in-person courses at the time of registration.


UArizona Sees Improvement in COVID-19 Numbers, Compliance
September 29, 2020

The number of positive test results on campus decreased following a 14-day shelter-in-place recommendation.


UArizona Health Sciences Exceeds $200M in Research Funding for First Time, Boosted by COVID-19 Collaborations
September 24, 2020

University of Arizona Health Sciences passes $200 million milestone in research funding in fiscal year 2020, addressing some of the world’s most challenging health conditions, including COVID-19.


Future Primary Care Physicians Grateful for Full-Tuition Scholarship, Excited to Serve their Communities
September 23, 2020

Sixteen first-year students are among 32 new PCP Scholarship recipients this academic year at the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix – both schools still have scholarships available.


University to Continue Holding Only ‘Essential Courses’ in Person Through Oct. 2
September 22, 2020

While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.


Dr. Monica Kraft to Lead All of Us Research Program at UArizona and Banner Health
September 22, 2020

Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to collect and study data from at least 1 million people in the United States.


UArizona, County Issue Shelter-in-Place Recommendation for Students
September 15, 2020

UArizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins said the university expected to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, but it has become too much, necessitating a shelter-in-place recommendation similar to what the state faced in the spring.


University, County Work Together at ‘Critical Time’ for COVID-19 Mitigation
September 11, 2020

Dr. Theresa Dr. Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, said the county, university and other partners are working together on a “layered approach” to COVID-19 mitigation.


FDA Authorizes Use of UArizona COVID-19 Antibody Test; Testing Expanded to All Arizonans Age 18 and Older
September 2, 2020

The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.


UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App
August 20, 2020

UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App


UArizona President Outlines Fall Return to Campus
July 28, 2020

The university will offer four class formats and implement a range of safety measures on campus when the fall semester begins on Aug. 24 as scheduled with a mix of in-person and remote instruction.


People and Programs ‘On The Move’ at UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
July 24, 2020

Recent notices include appointments for curricular affairs, licensing, sleep medicine, research and student mental health, plus national awards for mentorship, diversity and pancreatic cancer studies.


UArizona, State of Arizona Expand Eligibility for COVID-19 Antibody Testing in Concert with $7.7M Study to Better Understand Immunity
July 22, 2020

A free statewide COVID-19 antibody testing program expands to 15 categories of essential workers at high risk of exposure, in concert with a $7.7 million UArizona study to better understand immunity.


UArizona Testing App to Alert Students, Employees Exposed to COVID-19
June 18, 2020

COVID Watch sends exposure alerts without having to collect any personally identifying information from users, protecting their anonymity.


UArizona Names Surgeon General Carmona to Lead Campus Reentry Plan
May 27, 2020

University of Arizona president, Dr. Robert Robbins announced in April his plans to resume in-person classes Aug. 24, bringing back 45,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff for fall 2020.


UArizona, State of Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Antibody Testing Statewide
May 15, 2020

The University of Arizona – State of Arizona antibody testing initiative will include 31 sites across the state as it expands to all 15 counties.


UArizona Health Sciences Colleges Create New Ways to Celebrate Graduates
May 8, 2020

The five Health Sciences colleges at the University of Arizona plan special ways to mark the rite-of-passage of earning a degree, despite COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home orders.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate ‘Virtual’ 2020 Convocation
May 4, 2020

On May 14, a total of 117 medical students from the University of Arizona in Tucson officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.


UArizona Researchers Pivot to Tackle COVID-19, Splitting More Than $500,000 in Funding
April 28, 2020

Thirteen research teams will address various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic with financial support from rapid-turnaround seed grants supplied through funding from the state and University of Arizona BIO5 Institute.


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